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Weeks of Welcome: Fall 2015

Weeks of Welcome or WOW is Texas State's official welcome to students entering or returning to campus each semester! These three weeks are full of events and opportunities for new and returning students to become familiar or reacquainted with the Texas State campus, fellow Bobcats, and the San Marcos community.

The Fall 2015 Weeks of Welcome program will kick off on August 24th and conclude with the first home football game on September 12th! Below you will find a list of all the programs happening across campus as we kick off the fall semester. 


Submitting a Program

University Departments and Offices that are interested in having your event listed as part of the Weeks of Welcome will need to fill out an Event Submission Form. You can find the form by clicking the following link: Event Submission Form.


week 1 events

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Bookstore Blowout

Aug 25, 11:00AM - 3:00PM
Bookstore BlowoutLive entertainment, giveaways and treats while you shop for textbooks and school supplies! Snacks will be provided.

Partnering department: KTSW 89.9


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Location:
LBJ Student Center (LBJ); University Bookstore, 2nd Floor
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
University Bookstore
Contact:
Lauren Williams, 512-245-9231
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Bobcat Settle In

Aug 29, 11:00AM - 4:00PM
Bobcat Settle InThe bookstore will be open to accommodate new residents.


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Location:
LBJ Student Center Ballroom (LBJ); University Bookstore, 2nd Floor
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
University Bookstore
Contact:
Lauren Williams, 512-245-9231
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week 2 events

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week 3 events

Dancestry

Sep 11, 7:30PM - 9:30PM
DancestryOpening Door Dance Theatre presents Dancestry, a celebration of artistic heritage and revival of historic dance. Dancestry showcases masterworks of modern dance pioneers Loïe Fuller, Isadora Duncan and Erick Hawkins. The program culminates with new works by the collaborating artists who have studied and embodied the techniques, philosophies and choreography of these dance icons. Dancestry traces dancers and choreographers across generations with a rich historical narrative and a compelling contemporary voice.


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Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$10 for Texas State Students
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Theatre and Dance
Contact:
LeAnne Smith, 512-245-2955
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Black and Latino Playwrights Conference - Q&A with Octavio Solis

Sep 11, 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Black and Latino Playwrights Conference - Q&A with Octavio SolisAuthor of more than 20 plays, Octavio Solis is considered one of the most prominent Latino playwrights in America. With works that both draw on and transcend the Mexican-American experience, he is a writer and director whose style defies formula, examining the darkness, magic and humor of humanity with brutal honesty and characteristic intensity. His imaginative and ever-evolving work continues to cross cultural and aesthetic boundaries, solidifying him as one of the great playwrights of our time.
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Theatre and Dance
Contact:
Eugene Lee, 512-245-2147
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The Building Blocks of Drama and the 10-Minute Play

Sep 12, 1:00PM - 5:00PM
The Building Blocks of Drama and the 10-Minute PlayWhat is dramatic art? What’s an inciting incident? How do I even start a play? This workshop will break down the basic building blocks of drama through discussion, writing activities and even improvisation to explore writing the 10-minute play. Everyone will walk away from the table having started (maybe finished!) a short play.

Partnering Organization: Black and Latino Playwrights Conference
Location:
Cost:
Free
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Theatre and Dance
Contact:
Eugene Lee, 512-245-2147
[add to your calendar]

Dancestry

Sep 12, 7:30PM - 9:30PM
DancestryOpening Door Dance Theatre presents Dancestry, a celebration of artistic heritage and revival of historic dance. Dancestry showcases masterworks of modern dance pioneers Loïe Fuller, Isadora Duncan and Erick Hawkins. The program culminates with new works by the collaborating artists who have studied and embodied the techniques, philosophies and choreography of these dance icons. Dancestry traces dancers and choreographers across generations with a rich historical narrative and a compelling contemporary voice.


Click here for more information
Location:
Performing Arts Center (ARTS); Patti Strickel Harrison Theatre
Cost:
$10 for Texas State Students
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Theatre and Dance
Contact:
LeAnne Smith, 512-245-2955
[add to your calendar]

Finding Vermont - Reading Presentation

Sep 12, 7:30PM - 9:30PM
Finding Vermont - Reading PresentationIn the midst of a major life crisis, Simon returns to his hometown of Washington, D.C., hoping to patch up his severed relationship with his sister and childhood friend, Vermont. His plans for healing old wounds are turned upside down when Vermont reveals a painful truth that Simon is now forced to confront.

Partnering Organization: Black and Latino Playwrights Conference
Location:
Cost:
$5
Campus Sponsor:
Department of Theatre and Dance
Contact:
Eugene Lee, 512-245-2147
[add to your calendar]